20 Best Things To Do In Hertfordshire Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Hertfordshire

Armed with our list of great things to do with kids in Hertfordshire, you’ll never run out of ideas for what to do with the kids ever again! 

 

Feel like a king of the jungle at Paradise Wildlife Park, one of the best family days out in Hertfordshire. It’s not just a zoo, they actually have an epic World of Dinosaurs area which is home to 30 life-sized moving and roaring dinosaurs. What kid wouldn’t go crazy about that?! 

How about snow all year round? Visit The Snow Centre with the kids and you’ll be sledging, skiing and snowboarding in the July heat if you want to, no problem! While we’re talking about unique family attractions in Hertfordshire, let’s get a little cheeky and add one a bit further out - Warner Bros Studio Tour London, the home of everything Harry Potter. It’s worth travelling to!

One of our absolute favourite days out in Hertfordshire is Willows Activity Farm. If you love Peter Rabbit, you’ll soon be won over too. There’s a whole Peter-themed adventure playground full of funfair rides and farmyard friends! 

There’s so much to talk about - from exploring the beautiful estate of Hatfield House and Park to getting soaked at Lee Valley White Water Centre, but we’d better stop chatting about and let you explore all the amazing things to do in Hertfordshire. 

By the way, here are the UK school holiday dates for you, in case you need them.

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Kids playing laser tag at Planet Laser in Bury St Edmunds

Planet Laser

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Indoor
  • Laser Tag

Planet Laser Stalk your friends, family and everyone else through an atmospheric, multi level arena and shoot them with your phasor before they shoot...

Outside view of Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Gallery

Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Gallery

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Maidstone Museum and Bentlif Gallery is housed in an Elizabethan manor house, and is one of the best in the South-East. Maidstone Museum has displays...

Girls on jump pillow at Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard in March

Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard

  • March
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Visit Skylark Maize Maze and Funyard for an “amaizing” family day out. From the maze to the tractor rides, you're almost spoilt for choice...and that...

Cineworld Bury St Edmunds

Cineworld Bury St Edmunds

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Bring some excitement into your day with a brilliant new film at Cineworld Bury St Edmunds. Share the magic of the big screen with your whole family...

Roleplay cafe at Little Street in Maidstone

Little Street

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Every kid - big and small - likes to indulge in a little make believe every now and again. At Little Street Maidstone, make believe is the name of th...

Surrey Hills Llamas

  • Hambledon
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

When you think of relaxing family days out you may not imagine walking a llama through the country, which is exactly what you can do at Surrey Hills...

Boy bowling at Hollywood Bowl Maidstone

Hollywood Bowl Maidstone

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Looking for something fun to do indoors with the family? How about a game of tenpin bowling at Hollywood Bowl Maidstone! There's no age restriction,...

Family on Treasure Hunt Trail

Maidstone Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Maidstone
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Calling all salty sea dogs and seasoned sailors! The Maidstone Treasure Hunt Trail has a fabulous - if fictional - treasure ready and waiting to be d...

Swimming and laser tag at Maidstone Leisure Centre

Maidstone Leisure Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Have hours of water-filled fun in one of Maidstone Leisure Centre’s five swimming pools. Ride the waves in the fun pool, get active in the fitness po...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Maidstone

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Who doesn’t love getting the whole family together and watching a film? See the latest flicks or a few of your old favourites at ODEON Maidstone. Wit...

Outside view of Odiham Castle

Odiham Castle4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Odiham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Odiham Castle  is known locally as King John's Castle Odiham Castle is located within a tranquil site adjacent to the Basingstoke Canal. The flint ru...

Playground ship at Kikiland in Maidstone

Kikiland

  • Maidstone
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Kikiland was designed from a child's perspective to create a magical and imaginative place in which to play, explore and relax. At every turn there i...

Kids in the VR simulating chairs at VR HAPPY

VR HAPPY

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Immerse yourself in endless possibilities at VR HAPPY, with other 100 virtual reality games for you to pick from, there’s something for all the famil...

Pottery at Hatter Street Studio in Bury St Edmunds

Hatter Street Studio

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Hatter Street Studio is a friendly Paint Your Own Pottery Studio based in Suffolk, in the heart of beautiful Bury St Edmunds' historic centre. We ser...

Entrance to Moyse's Hall Museum in Bury St Edmunds

Moyse's Hall Museum

  • Bury St Edmunds
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Moyse's Hall Museum is an outstanding archaeological collections that carry you back to Bronze Age, Roman and Mediaeval times. More recent histor...

Kids racing at K2 Crawley

K2 Crawley

  • Crawley
  • Indoor
  • Activity Centres

K2 Crawley offers loads of fun ways to get active whatever your age or ability level. Facilities include a 12 badminton court hall, an 8 lane floodli...

Indoor soft play frame at The Hampton Brewers Fayre in Peterborough

The Hampton Brewers Fayre

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Hampton Brewers Fayre is part of the Brewers Fayre pub chain, selling the usual food and drinks, with a separate large room with a Play Zone and...

Boundless Fun Trampoline & Soft Play

Boundless Fun Trampoline & Soft Play

  • Peterborough
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

Come and jump around at Boundless Fun Trampoline & Soft Play . Take your mini-bouncers to this trampoline park and let them burn off their unlimi...

Kids queue for indoor tuck shop at Creasys Drive Adventure Playground in Crawley

Creasys Drive Adventure Playground

  • Crawley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Creasys Drive Adventure Playground is a free to use public access facility with a Jungle theme, offering indoor and outdoor ranges of fun physical pl...

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